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Gospel singer Darrel Walls deleted his Instagram page after a man he was intimate with leaked a video of them kissing.

According to Lovebscott.com, Walls initially shared the video to his close friends list on Instagram. But his lover apparently shared the video on his public Instagram feed, sparking an uproar among Darrel's gospel fans.

Darrel's female fans were particularly distraught over the news. But others were supportive.

"I love you Darrel Walls PERIIIOOOODDD!!! And you KNOW that ain't NEVER gonna change!!!" one person wrote on Darrel's Facebook page.

B. Scott said Darrel deactivated his IG page then reactivated it. Dallas-based journalist Shakari S. Briggs called Darrel's involuntary outing "sad" and "tragic."

"The sad part about the Darrel Walls situation is the other man making the decision to post the video of them in such an intimate setting. Darrel clearly hasn’t let the world know his stance on his sexuality, so why did the guy feel compelled to do it for him? Tragic."

The Black church frowns upon homosexuality. The church believes in the philosophy "Love the sinner, hate the sin."

Darrel is the eldest member of the Walls family gospel group.
 

 

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Fans of cult teen drama Gossip Girl were disappointed to learn the series will be removed from Netflix to make room for the new Gossip Girl reboot, starring Whitney Peak, Emily Alyn Lind (left) and Jordan Alexander (right).

The original Gossip Girl series will no longer stream on Netflix as of Jan. 1, 2021.

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In the reboot, Emily Alyn Lind (right) plays a teenager who tires of her long-term relationship with a boy and decides to explore a same-sex relationship with Jordan Alexander's character. According to LGBT+ organizations, over 50% of all TV shows will feature LGBT+ characters in 2021.

Gossip Girl, set in New York City and Los Angeles, revolves around the antics and misadventures of a group of ultra rich privileged teenagers.
 

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Rapper Common volunteered to serve Thanksgiving meals to the homeless on Thanksgiving day in Hollywood, California.

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Meanwhile, Common's on-again, off-again girlfriend Tiffany Haddish and Craig Robinson gave a street performance in Hollywood on Thanksgiving day.

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Real Housewives of Salt Lake City cast member Heather Gay is being praised by the LGBT+ community for her response to a social media troll who called her a male-to-female transgender.

Heather, a divorced mother of three girls, had the perfect response when a cheeky social media user asked her: "Could you share more about your transition from male to female? You're going to inspire SO MANY PEOPLE!"

Heather politely responded, "I'm happy to be an advocate for the transgender community if it helps! I'm not transgender but I don't consider it an insult to be called trans either. Let's bring as much awareness as possible to the LGBTQ community! I'm here for it."

Heather is the co-owner of Beauty Lab + Laser, a specialty cosmetics practice that she says is worth $20 million.

In a recent interview with Page Six, Heather said she aspired to be a ghey icon.

"Oh my gosh, I've been praying my whole life to become a ghey icon. If the gheys will take me I will carry the badge of honor."

Heather was born into the Mormon religion and married a member of the influential Gay family, who she says inherited billions from Howard Hughes.

Her divorce was finalized in 2015.
 

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Democrats Ritchie Torres (right) and Mondaire Jones became the first openly LGBT Black men elected to Congress.

Torres will represent New York's 15th District and Jones will represent New York's 17th Congressional District.

"It is the honor of a lifetime to represent a borough filled with essential workers who risked their lives to that New York City could live," said Torres in a statement. "My pledge to the district is simple: I will fight for you. The Bronx is my home, it is what made me who I am, and it is what I will fight for in Congress."

Jones, 33, previously served under the Obama administration in the Office of Legal Policy at the Department of Justice.

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Also on Tuesday, Sarah McBride, a Democrat, became the first openly male-to-female trans ever elected to Congress. McBride won the election in Joe Biden's home state of Delaware.

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Robert Carter grew up in foster care separated from his eight siblings. "I didn't eat for a week," Carter tells TODAY Parents. "I didn't know where my family was. I didn't know if I would ever see them again. It was traumatizing."

Carter says he didn't want the three boys he began fostering in 2019 to experience the same emotional trauma.

After adopting Robert Jr., 9, Giovanni, 5, and Kiontae, 4, Carter realized they had two sisters: Marionna, 10, and Makayla, 7, still in foster care.

The five siblings were reunited after six months apart.

"Everybody was just boo-hoo crying and hugging and not wanting to let go," Carter recalled. "In that moment, I knew I had to adopt all five."

After the adoption ceremony on Oct. 30, Carter went into the courthouse bathroom to cry.

"I was so nervous it would fall through at the last minute," he told TODAY Parents. "But I get to be there for them for the rest of their life. They never have to worry about being neglected or alone ever again. We're a family forever."

A friend launched a GoFundMe page to help raise funds for a larger house for the siblings.
 


 

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Lil Nas X hit back at fellow rapper Dave East for "homophobic" comments he made about the "Old Town Road" rapper's decision to dress up as his idol Nicki Minaj for Halloween.

The country music crossover artist turned heads over the weekend as he showed off his transformation into a 2010 version of Nicki, wearing a skin-tight pink animal print bodysuit with fake boobs. He also rocked a half blonde and half pink wig and matching lipstick.

Lil Nas X, who used to run a Nicki Minaj fan page on Twitter, completed his bold costume with fake nails, chunky pink and yellow bangles, and a pair of neon green stilettos. He posed for photos while straddling a motorcycle ice sculpture, similar to the one featured in Nicki's video for her "Super Bass" hit.

While many Instagram followers applauded the effeminate 21 year old for his eye-popping costume, Dave East made it clear he still wasn't a fan, after previously dismissing Lil Nas X's only hit as "super wack".

"And y'all was mad at me about this n***a", said Dave, referencing the backlash he received last year for criticizing the openly ghey rapper's viral success.

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"BATI MON BUN UP!!!!" East wrote in another now-deleted post, using Jamaican patois to utter a gay slur, typically spelled, "batty man". It originated in the Caribbean country, where homosexuality is still considered illegal.

Dave also added, "I gotta move to Jamaica," and tagged Jamaican artist Popcaan as he declared, "on my wayyyyy".

Lil Nas X, who emerged from the closet to much fanfare in June, 2019, pointed out that Dave misspelled his insult.

"It's 'batty man'," Nas X tweeted. "n**gas can't even be homophobic the proper way smh [shaking my head] butchering the hell out of the patois".

"Bro I don't bother a soul in this industry," he continued. "All I do is tweet and make bangers. Leave me alone D**n."

When a fan tweeted: "The Bible says that a man is not supposed to wear anything that pertains to a woman," Nas X responded, "with all due respect that's not my problem that’s yours."

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LGBT community is outraged after President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Jr, made an insensitive joke about Hunter Biden's corruption scandal.

Speaking to a crowd at a Daytona Beach shooting range on Wednesday, Don Jr. said he would be in jail if he was in Hunter's shoes.

Hunter Biden is accused of taking advantage of his father Joe Biden's public office to enrich himself to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars from foreign entities.

The evidence detailing the corruption was found on a laptop that Hunter dropped off at a Delaware shop for repair in 2019.

"They impeached Donald Trump for being right about Joe Biden," Don Jr. told the crowd.

"I'd be in jail a long time ago. I'd call my friend Kyle, I'd say put me on the phone, I'll be in Rikers Island prison, I'd be feeding quarters into a pay phone trying to do a little rally."

He continued: "I'd try to give a stump speech doing my best not to drop the soap. It's true!" he said as the crowd laughed.

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But not everyone found his joke amusing.

One Twitter user wrote: "Don Jr. makes jail soap 'joke' talking about Biden corruption (Don't worry @DonaldJTrumpJr we are holding "The Epstein Suite" for you for a January Arrival!)."

Another user wrote: "You'll be seeing those red flashing lights more in the near future. Don’t drop the soap!!"

And a third tweeted: "This a@@hole @DonaldJTrumpJr will be in prison soon enough. Settledown, Jr.! Don Jr. makes jail soap 'joke' talking about Biden corruption."

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Megan Thee Stallion isn't the first woman to shoot her shot at rumored LGBT actor Michael B. Jordan.

There are numerous reports of the Black Panther star making moves on other men -- including his personal assistant who claims Jordan had a habit of parading naked around him at home.

Apparently, Megan hasn't gotten the memo or she just doesn't care.

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According to Urban Islandz, the rapper dropped a "Savage" freestyle in which she shoots her shot at the hunky actor.

"I'ma hot girl, I don't do titles/If I do date, it'll be Michael," the 25-year-old Aquarius raps.

Fans immediately speculated she was referring to the actor since the king of pop and the NBA icon are both unavailable.

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Megan and Michael have met at least twice this year. They were spotted sitting together in the front row at two different Coach 1941 fashion shows in February.

His body language in both photos says there's nothing to see here.

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Michael has never been linked to a woman or even remotely resembling a relationship with a woman. In fact, the 33-year-old Aquarius still lives at home with his mom.

An anonymous Instagram user posted a comment under one of Michael's photos:

"I've given you two years of my life, Michael, two years! You will never find someone who's going to love you like I did."

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The actor addressed the rumors in a comment of his own, "today I got time. So look, whoever's angry, bitter, upset for whatever reason, grow the f*ck up 'cause karma's real."

He continued: "I usually take the high road. I usually don't say sh*t, I just let it roll [off] because people are going to be people. Y'all my fans. Y'all don't need to hear me ranting about some B.S. Enjoy your family, enjoy your blessings, enjoy the people you hold close and cherish that."

Question: Do you think Megan can turn Michael out?

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Ricky Martin is saddened that his fellow Latinos will be voting for U.S. President Donald Trump at the polls on Nov. 3.

The former Puerto Rican child star launched his solo pop career in 1991 after aging out of the Latino boy band Menudo.

The "Livin' La Vida Loca" singer admits he knows Latinos who will be among those trying to get Trump elected for another term, and he thinks they are "super sad".

"I am a Latino, gay (and) married to an Arab living in Trump's America," he told Variety. "We check all the (progressive) boxes."

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The father of four posed with life partner Jwan Yosef and their 12-year-old twins Matteo and Valentino at a movie premiere in 2016.

"I think there is a lot of Hispanics who will vote him out [sic]. Trumpeters make a lot of noise. And it's scary to see their enthusiasm but us, we're doing what's right, the right way and we'll see what happens in November. I'm very optimistic."

The 48-year-old continued: "This is the moment. We all need to get together and be loud about the course of this nation."

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Martin recently introduced Trump's challenger, Joe Biden, during a Hispanic heritage event in Florida.

"I've been supporting Biden forever," the hitmaker says on an upcoming episode of the Variety and iHeart podcast "The Big Ticket." "I think he is the only option we have and he is great and he has been in politics all his life. This is the moment. We all need to get together and be loud about the course of this nation."

Martin added: "I think when you have 50 million people voting already, it's because we are not the only ones concerned about this and for that I am extremely happy. We just take it one day at a time and we've had plans like we might leave the country, but no. We have to stay here and we have to fight for our rights and what we believe."

Democrats received a setback last night when Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court. She was sworn in by Chief Justice Clarence Thomas at the White House.

Barrett filled the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, giving the SCOTUS a 6-3 conservative majority for the first time since the Ronald Reagan era.

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A Tallahassee, Florida woman is charged with brutally beating a 3-year-old boy to death with a tire iron.

Te’Lea Jefferson, 23, was arrested Tuesday, Oct. 20 and charged with murder and aggravated battery after she confessed to beating the boy with a tire iron for climbing on a bathroom sink to brush his teeth.

Jefferson, who lived with the child's mother and his 6-year-old brother, first told investigators the toddler fell off the sink and hit his head on the toilet.

But emergency room staff told police the boy's injuries -- including severe lacerations to his face and hands and bruises on his arms and legs, were "not consistent" with falling off a sink, court records show.

Jefferson, who told police she was in a domestic relationship with the boys' mother, later confessed that she attacked the toddler with a tire iron after he refused her demands to get off the sink.

Jefferson said his refusal to get down off the sink angered her. She went into a bedroom and retrieved a tire iron from a tool box.

She then returned to the bathroom and threw the tire iron at the boy, striking him in the face, according to the police report.

Jefferson admitted to hitting the boy several more times with the tire iron and she recalled seeing blood gushing from his body.

Jefferson's girlfriend hid the bloody murder weapon outside the home.

Police believe the child died in the home before Jefferson brought him to the hospital on Oct. 19 with severe trauma to his face and head. He was unresponsive and pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital at 7 p.m.

Hospital staff called 911 to report the "suspicious death" of a child.

According to the affidavit -- based on the timeline of events -- she should have arrived at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital's emergency room around 4 p.m. Jefferson confessed after investigators confronted her about the 3-hour gap in her story.

The male-identified lesbian told police she disciplined the boys when they misbehaved. She said the 3-year-old "often required more strikes or blows than his older" brother, according to the affidavit.

Jefferson is being held without bond in the Leon County Detention Facility.

At her first court appearance on Oct. 21, Jefferson said she preferred to hire her own attorney rather than be assigned a public defender, even though she qualified for public assistance, WCTV reported.

Public defender Nancy Showalter said she spoke with Jefferson and her mother, and the family would rather hire a private attorney.